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Tough Traveling: Holidays

The Thursday feature “Tough Traveling” is the brainchild of Nathan of Review Barn, who has come up with the excellent idea of making a new list each week based on the most common tropes in fantasy, as seen in The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynn Jones. Nathan has invited anyone who is interested […]

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Book Review: Naamah’s Blessing by Jacqueline Carey

Naamah’s Blessing by Jacqueline Carey Genre: Fantasy, Erotica Series: Moirin’s Trilogy #3, Kushiel’s Legacy #9 Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Publication Date: June 2011 Author Info: http://www.jacquelinecarey.com  Wendy’s Rating: 3 of 5 stars Politics and intrigue are always at the heart of d’Angeline adventures and this ninth and final book in Carey’s Kushiel series is no […]

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Mogsy: Favorite Series

The books in the Kushiel Universe by Jacqueline Carey Oh whyyyyyyy, why must you make me choooooooose? This is the reason I’m always chafing at these kinds of “What’s your favorite ______?” questions. Whether it’s movies, songs, books, etc. I don’t know how anyone can name just one. I know I can’t. A book series […]

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Audiobook Review: Naamah’s Curse by Jacqueline Carey

Naamah’s Curse by Jacqueline Carey Kushiel’s Curse continues the adventures of Moirin mac Fainche, now on a quest to find her lover, Bao, who has run off to determine his own fate after their Master Lo sacrificed himself to help Moirin unwittingly bring Bao back to life. Half of Moirin’s soul spark, or diadh-anam, now resides with […]

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Character Appreciation Post: Phèdre no Delaunay de Montrève

As painted by Lee Moyer for the 2013 Literary Pin-up Calendar Who is Phèdre no Delaunay de Montrève? Born flawed by a scarlet mote in her left eye and given an ill-luck name, Phèdre was sold into indenture at Cereus House when her parents, traveling merchants, ran out of funds. Her flaw and her rebellious nature made […]

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Book Review: Naamah’s Kiss by Jacqueline Carey

Naamah’s Kiss by Jacqueline Carey I’ve read the original Kushiel Trilogy three times, but haven’t been able to finish the last book in the series involving Imriel de la Courcel. I’ve had Namaah’s Kiss sitting beside my bed for well over a year and finally decided to pick it up and was instantly swept back […]

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Book Review: Naamah’s Blessing by Jacqueline Carey

The adventures of Moirin mac Fainche continue in Naamah’s Blessing, the third book of her trilogy. It all started years ago, when Moirin left her idyllic home in the wilderness of Alba to fulfill a destiny, seeking to do the will of the Maghuin Dhonn. Her travels have since brought her to the far reaches […]

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